ERIC Number: ED420187
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Language Coordinators Resource Kit. Section Ten: Picture Bank.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
The guide is one section of a resource kit designed to assist Peace Corps language instruction coordinators in countries around the world in understanding the principles underlying second language learning and teaching and in organizing instructional programs. This section contains a collection of pictures that can be used as visual aids in language instruction; the picture bank is also available on an accompanying CD-ROM (not included here). An introductory section describes the contents of the picture bank files and suggests ways in which the pictures can be accessed and used. Subsequent sections contain drawings and cartoons organized by: competency/topic (personal introductions/meetings, accommodation/home/buildings, agriculture and village, animals and nature, clothing, communications, community/leisure time/sports, daily routines, family, food/shopping, health and safety/medical, literacy, miscellaneous, money, professional-office, school, time/weather, and travel/transportation); grammar-reference; people portrait pictures; text markers-check boxes, arrows; country-specific pictures; and the hypercard picture bank. (MSE)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Animals, Clothing, Computer Oriented Programs, Daily Living Skills, Databases, Family (Sociological Unit), Food, Grammar, Health, Housing, Illustrations, Interpersonal Communication, Leisure Time, Literacy, Monetary Systems, Program Administration, Program Design, Public Agencies, Recreational Activities, Schools, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Second Languages, Telecommunications, Time, Transportation, Travel, Visual Aids, Weather
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.